Singleton, d’Arnaud, Gose Among Amaro’s Mistakes

Hindsight is and always will be 20/20 for the viewer. A look back at four of the biggest trades Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro has made will raise two opinions: 1) Amaro pulled some seriously big names from Cleveland, Toronto and Houston; 2) Amaro also depleted the Phillies farm system so much that it ranks … Continue reading Singleton, d’Arnaud, Gose Among Amaro’s Mistakes

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MNG: Roy Halladay

Player: Roy Halladay Number: 34 Position: SP Bats/Throws: R/R Acquired: Acquired in a trade with Toronto for Michael Taylor, Kyle Drabek, and Travis D’Arnaud. 2009 Stats: (w/ Toronto) 17-10, 32 games, 239 IP, 208 K, 2.79 ERA, 1.13 WHIP Intangibles: The Phillies got the best pitcher in the game when they traded for Halladay. He … Continue reading MNG: Roy Halladay

Manuel Misses Lee; Loses Weight

Uncle Chollie misses Cliff Lee already and wishes the Phillies would have held onto him to team up with Roy Halladay. In a perfect world, we wish it was possible. “Halladay is the best pitcher in baseball right now. Lee is a tad behind him. Of course it would’ve been nice to have both of them,” Manuel said Tuesday. … Continue reading Manuel Misses Lee; Loses Weight

Phillies Get Halladay in 3-Way Deal

12/16/09 3:10 pm – It’s official!: According to sources, the Phillies will hold a news conference at 5 p.m. to officially announce that they have acquired pitcher Roy Halladay from the Toronto Blue Jays and extended his contract through the 2013 season. 2:52 pm – Zolecki: Phillies officially announce that Cliff Lee has been traded … Continue reading Phillies Get Halladay in 3-Way Deal